Barack Obama got his Yiddish on during Tuesday night’s Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony.
Did you cry during ‘Love Story’? Sing along to ‘Funny Girl’? Swoon over ‘The Way We Were’? You can thank Sue Mengers. A new biography shines a light on Hollywood’s first superagent. We’ve got the best Jewish moments.
A new exhibit at the Jewish Museum shows how modernist design influenced the early days of television. But was there ever really a golden age of TV?
The Chosen People helped make 2014 a great year for music. From composers, to producers and performers, here are 11 Jewish things to look out for during the Grammy Awards.
Our Barbra is the greatest; so great that we don’t even need to use her last name. But did you know that she is literally number one at everything? We celebrate her many achievements.
The last time Babs appeared on the ‘Tonight Show,’ Kennedy was president, America had never heard of the Beatles and the Berlin Wall was still something new. 51 years later, she’s back!
Barbra Streisand’s version of ‘Yentl’ made a lot of changes to Isaac Bashevis Singer’s inspiring story. Songwriter Jill Sobule’s adaptation hews closer to the original.
To all those Barbra Streisand fans out there (which should be everybody) you’ve got another way to interact with our favorite Funny Girl. She’s now on Instagram!
Steven Brinberg is part of a tradition of Jewish drag performers dating back centuries. But you’d better not call him Babs until he’s on stage doing the ultimate Streisand imitation.
The same year ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ debuted on Broadway, ‘Funny Girl’ also brought Jewish themes to the stage — and made just as powerful a statement.